At first, you may have welcomed the idea of a quarantine with open arms. For starters, how bad can it be to stay home and watch Netflix in bed? After some time, however, you may find yourself going a bit stir crazy, unsure how to fill all this newfound free time.
If you are looking for a productive way to use your time in quarantine, then you should make the commitment to learning a brand new skill. Perhaps there is a language you have always sought to become fluent in but never had the time, or maybe there's a certification that you have wanted to earn in order to boost your resume.
Right now, more and more experts are putting courses online for this exact reason, and we've gathered 20 options to get you started. Plus, if you enter the code SPRINGSAVE40 at checkout, you can save an additional 40% on any of the below.
Learn to code
This certification bundle includes fifty hours of instruction designed to help you learn how to code from scratch. You will learn from top instructors such as John Elder, a Web Developer who created one of the first Internet advertising networks back in 1997, and Rob Percival, a best-selling instructor who aims to make learning to code as easy as possible. While this would typically cost $38.99, you can enroll in all nine included courses for just $23.99 with code SPRINGSAVE40.
Start a side gig
The 2020 Side-Hustle bundle includes courses on everything from copywriting to running a freelance business to e-commerce to real estate, You will even learn how to create professional presentations, how to make a substantial profit, and how to turn a hobby into a full-time income in whatever path you choose. All eight courses would typically cost $34.66, but you can enroll here for just $20.80 with code SPRINGSAVE40.
Study up on photography
If you have ever wanted to learn how to take incredible photos, then now is the time to do so. This bundle includes ten courses covering everything from taking pictures to editing them. You'll even get started in Adobe Lightroom so that you take your photos to a semi-pro or pro level. With code SPRINGSAVE40, you can snag this bundle for just $17.40.
Learn to use Adobe CC
Did you know that understanding how to use Adobe Creative Cloud can increase your earning potential? With this all-in-one bundle, you will become a pro in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, XD, After Effects, and Premiere. Users rave about these courses, in fact, with more than 330 reviews, this bundle currently has an average rating of 5-stars. Enter the aforementioned code to get all eight courses for just $20.40.
Become a copywriter
This master class in copywriting is taught by some of the best in the business. Alan Sharpe, a 30-year veteran copywriter, has been teaching since 1989. He's taught more than 20,000 students how to write persuasively — that's a lot of persuasive writers out there! You will learn how to create powerful content that will grab attention and generate leads over 11 courses for just $23.39 with code SPRINGSAVE40.
Get tips on landing a new job
If you are currently looking for a new job, then this is the bundle for you. The 2020 Job Seekers Playbook has expert-taught courses on how to elevate your résumé and stand out from your competitors. You will learn how to craft an effective cover letter, become a LinkedIn wizard, as well as learn tips for giving a stellar interview. Access to all 10 courses will cost you a mere $17.99 with code SPRINGSAVE40.
Brush up on business skills
No matter what industry you are in or are working towards, this six-course bundle will help you climb the career ladder with good old fashioned business skills. Whether you are a beginner or a veteran in the business world, you will benefit from courses on everything from Microsoft Excel to PowerPoint. Moreover, you will gain knowledge on how to be an effective leader who thinks critically. Typically $29.99, this bundle will cost you just $17.99 with code SPRINGSAVE40.
Become an algorithmic trader
Over the past few weeks, the stock market has reached record levels of volatility. With this bundle, you will learn how to implement a powerful technique called algorithmic trading to better navigate the ups and downs of the market. You'll start with the basics, eventually moving on to utilizing tools and languages like Python, Machine Learning, Forex, IBridgePy, and Quant. There are seven courses included, but you will pay just $29.40 total with code SPRINGSAVE40.
Get Salesforce certified
This 46-hour bundle includes three courses covering the key Salesforce techniques and tools you'll need to know to pass their rigorous certification exams. At your own pace, you learn to implement, configure, and manage Sales and Service Clouds, as well as implement automation, security, troubleshooting, user interfaces, and customized apps. After completion, you'll be ready to take Salesforce's certification exams and give your résumé a significant boost. It would typically cost you $39.99, but that price drops to just $23.99 with code SPRINGSAVE40.
Study up on digital marketing
If you want to become a digital marketing pro, then it's best you learn from both the conventional and unconventional masters. One of the instructors, Chris Haroun, is an award-winning business school professor, venture capitalist, MBA graduate from Columbia University and former Goldman Sachs employee. Another is Sacha Stevenson, a full-time YouTuber with over 100,000,000 YouTube views. With the bundle, you will tackle everything from Tiktok to SEO. Use code SPRINGSAVE40 to get the entire bundle for just $47.99.
Give your brain a workout and improve your memory
Your brain is more powerful than you realize. This 20-hour course teaches you how to improve your memory with proven psychology and neuroscience techniques. Not only will you learn to remember more information, but you will boost your brain and improve your focus. Dive in for just $11.99 when you use code SPRINGSAVE40.
Become an in-demand data scientist
Understanding, manipulating, and presenting data has become a vital tool in the world of business, whether you are a new entrepreneur or working for a large corporation. With this bundle, you will master different data processes such as visualization, computing, and analysis. Plus, you will also learn how to use data across various platforms and languages such as Python, Apache, Hadoop, R, and more! Enter code SPRINGSAVE40 to enroll and start studying up on data science for just $23.99.
Learn to speak Italian
Have you always wanted to learn a new language but just didn't have the time? In just 30-days, you could be speaking like an Italian local with this learning track. The coursework is broken into three-minute chunks of learning, so you can even study up between tasks around the house. Get on your way to speaking Italian or just $15.59 with code SPRINGSAVE40.
Become an IT professional
If you want to become an IT professional, then you are going to want to ace the CompTIA Core Exams. Mike Meyers, aka "Alpha Geek", is the industry leader on CompTIA Certifications and heads up this five-course learning track. With his guidance, you will learn everything from basic IT skills and infrastructure to troubleshooting and managing networks. Enter code SPRINGSAVE40 to enroll in all five courses for just $23.97.
Specialize in Lean Six Sigma project management
Lean Six Sigma combines two popular project management methodologies that work to pave a clear path for operational effectiveness. The first course in this bundle will teach you what this method is, while the second course will take a deep dive into these powerful concepts. After completion, you will receive a PDF certificate that you can show off on your LinkedIn profile. Enter code SPRINGSAVE40 to enroll for just $29.99.
Become a cybersecurity expert
If you want to become an expert in cybersecurity, look no further than this course taught by ITU Online, a company known for creating the highest quality courses in IT training. After completing 170-hours of instruction, you will be ready to land an in-demand job in cybersecurity. Get access to all included coursework for just $23.99 with code SPRINGSAVE40.
Study up on videography
With over 44 hours of instruction over 10 courses, this bundle covers everything from production to editing in industry-standard tools. Most notably, you will become a master in Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, and Camtasia. Enroll now for 40% off with code SPRINGSAVE40, and pay just $17.99.
Take courses in electrical engineering
Want to start a career in electrical engineering? This five-course bundle will teach you the foundational skills you need to thrive. And, with more than 500 reviews online and an average rating of 5-stars, you can rest assured that you are getting your money's worth. Normally $25, this bundle will cost you just $15 with code SPRINGSAVE40.
Dive into the world of Blockchain
This 10-course bundle will teach you the fundamentals of blockchain with real-world examples across a variety of industries. You will learn how to create Blockchain applications using Hyperledger Composer, understand and work with cryptocurrency, and learn how to make initial coin offerings profitable. Normally $29, this bundle is on sale for just $17.40 with code SPRINGSAVE40.
Master Microsoft Excel
Perhaps you've worked with Excel before. Perhaps it's even front and center on your résumé, but how well do you really know the incredibly efficient program? This bundle will teach you to save time through the automation of repetitive tasks. It packs nine courses covering everything from beginner to advanced levels, including how to create data models and pivot tables, dive deep into formulas and functions, and much more. Normally $29.99, the bundle is just $17.99 with code SPRINGSAVE40.